How To Use A Generator

Should I Get a Portable or Standby Generator?

Should I Get a Portable or Standby Generator?

When the power unsuspectingly goes out throughout the neighborhood, it’s typically when you’re relaxing watching the game or somewhat mesmerized by whatever Netflix has to offer. What makes it worse, is when you start hearing the rumbling sound of your neighbors home generator kick into gear, and you don’t have one. It’s at this point, your vocabulary…

What are the Advantages of an Inverter Generator?

What are the Advantages of an Inverter Generator?

The three clear advantages an inverter generator has over a conventional open frame generator or a standby generator, weight, reduced operating noise level, and mobility. But considering you likely already knew the obvious benefits, I’d like to share a few other defining characteristics that make inverter portable or home generators ideal for your future temporary power…

How to Hook Up a Generator to Your House With or Without a Transfer Switch

How to Hook Up a Generator to Your House With or Without a Transfer Switch

A transfer switch is a crucial aspect of running a home generator safely (and, in many cases, legally). The transfer switch isolates the electrical load, allowing your home to run off of municipal power or generator power, without mixing the two. This prevents electricity from your generator from flowing outward onto city power lines, and endangering people…

How to Clean a Generator Carburetor Without Removing It

How to Clean a Generator Carburetor Without Removing It

In order for any portable or home standby generator to operate efficiently, they will require regular routine maintenance, particularly because they are typically not used that often. If your generator doesn’t start when first attempting to use it after a prolonged period of time, the carburetor could be the cause of temporary power problems.  However, removing and…